Alexander Rossi News
|Sunday, August 23, 2015 11:52AM
Alexander Rossi claimed his first victory, and fifth podium of the year, in an incredible final race in Spa-Francorchamps. Starting from third on the grid, the American Driver made a phenomenal start to take the lead, and maintained P1 throughout the intense race to bring home his first victory for the Racing Engineering team. Alexander now moves back up to second place in the Driver Championship rankings, closing the gap to current leader Stoffel Vandoorne as the 2015 race season heads towards to final few races of the year.
Friday’s practice session in Spa took place under unusually warm conditions at the iconic circuit, with air and track temperatures of...
|Saturday, August 22, 2015 12:33PM
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|Tuesday, July 28, 2015 12:36AM
Alexander Rossi leaves the sixth round of competition in the 2015 GP2 Series third in the driver rankings after a very difficult weekend at the Hungaroring, Budapest, Hungary.
Friday's practice and qualifying session were met with typically sunny and hot conditions with air and track temperatures of 29C and 49C respectively. For practice, Alexander was one of the first out of pit lane and with the knowledge that overtaking is particularly difficult at the Hungaroring circuit, the emphasis was placed on a good set up for qualifying and race grid position.
Alexander immediately set a lap of 1:30.986s to sit in fourth before improving his time to a 1:29.971s. All cars ran on the Pirelli P Zero White medium compound...
|Monday, July 06, 2015 1:29AM
Alexander Rossi once more showcased his race talent and consistency as the GP2 Series season ranking battle continued in Silverstone, set against the backdrop of the classic British Grand Prix. A phenomenal drive saw him finish the main GP2 Series Feature Race in second place after some sensational overtaking maneuvers, and further points in the Sprint Race ensure that Alexander remains in P2 in the driver rankings, with the gap to Stoffel Vandoorne closing.
The sun was out at the classic British circuit for the first day's running, with air and track temperatures of 21°C and 41°C respectively for the 45 minute morning practice session. Alexander was once more one of the first to take to the...
|Monday, June 22, 2015 5:46AM
An unlucky weekend at the Red Bull Ring in Austria leaves Alexander Rossi just short of claiming yet more podiums, however maintaining his second place position in the battle for the GP2 Series driver title. With brake issues and early contact compromising both the Feature and Sprint races, Alexander showcased his talent and determination by fighting back up the grid to bring home more valuable points for him and the team.
The first session of the weekend at the Red Bull Ring started slowly, with Alexander returning to the pits following his installation lap after discovering a shifting problem. However once he rejoined the practice session, he immediately showcased the pace potential of the car, setting a time of...
|Friday, June 19, 2015 1:08AM
Team Rossi Motorsports, LLC, the managing company for the American driver, Alexander Rossi are proud to announce their partnership extension with Alaska Coffee Roasting.
Alexander Rossi, the 2012 – 2014 Official Reserve Driver for the Caterham and Marussia F1 Teams, is currently 2nd in the GP2 Series driver rankings, and is racing for the multiple championship winning team, Racing Engineering.
Founded in 1994, the Alaska based boutique coffee company is known for its quality and craft of some of the finest coffee in the world. Alaska Coffee Roasting has been a partner of Alexander Rossi since the end of 2007 and will...
|Saturday, May 23, 2015 12:37PM
Alexander Rossi leaves the action of Monaco second in the driver rankings following a strong weekend during the third round of the 2015 GP2 Series season. An outstanding pole position during a wet qualifying showcased the skill and strength of both Alexander and Racing Engineering, and a podium along with more points places Alexander a full 21 points clear of Rio Haryanto in third place.
With a slightly different format to most race weekends, practice took place on Thursday with cooler than anticipated conditions on the streets of Monaco; with air and track temperatures of 14C and 21C respectively. Alexander was first out and immediately set the pace, improving on each flying...
|Sunday, May 10, 2015 6:20AM
Alexander comes away from the second round of the 2015 GP2 Series season third in the Driver rankings, and just three points behind Rio Haryanto who currently holds second place. A strong and consistent weekend with Racing Engineering in Spain showcased a repeat of form from the opening round of the 2015 season, with Alexander battling for the win and picking up his second podium of the year (P3) in the feature race, and bringing home yet more valuable points for the team in P4 during Sunday's sprint race.
Friday's practice session showed plenty of potential with Alexander setting the pace early on and lighting up the timing boards in his initial laps, before finishing the opening session of the Spanish weekend in P3 and with a...
|Sunday, April 19, 2015 9:47AM
Alexander Rossi made a strong start to the 2015 GP2 Series season with a podium in his debut race for the team in Bahrain, and plenty of valuable points in the bag towards the title. After a strong pre-season test in Bahrain just a few weeks ago, Racing Engineering were looking positive for the first race of the year, and an eventful and exciting weekend which demonstrated the already strong partnership between Alexander and the team.
Friday's practice initially focussed on race strategy and longer run programmes, with teams able to try out the DRS (Drag Reduction System) for the first time during a race weekend. Air and track temperatures of 35C and 53C respecitvely...
|Friday, April 03, 2015 1:08AM
Bahrain International Circuit was the backdrop for the final pre-season GP2 Series test, with all teams attending the three day session ahead of the first race of the season. Alexander Rossi completed a strong and positive second test with Racing Engineering, and the three days showcased the strength of the series, with the top drivers just tenths of a second apart, and highlighted the calibre of teams competing in the 2015 season.
The first morning session was met with high temperatures and a dusty track, and saw most teams utilising the time to develop the set up of their cars rather than place indicative performance times. Alexander completed ten laps with a best time of 1:42.801s which...